Southport Couple deny £50,000 con on Rebecca Ferguson over claims they pretended to be her solicitor and accountant

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Ray and Rachel Taylor accused of conning Rebecca Ferguson out of more than £50,000 pleaded not guilty at Liverpool Magistrates Court today.

Ray Taylor, 61, and his wife Rachel, 53, of Forest Road, pleaded not guilty to all of the charges against them.

The prosecution claims that they pretended to be Rebecca Ferguson’s solicitor and accountant respectively.

Ray Taylor was charged with two counts of fraud by false representation, including claiming to be a solicitor acting for Rebecca Ferguson, with the intention of making £43,066 for himself.

Rachel Taylor faces three counts of fraud by false representation, including claiming to be an accountant acting for the singer, with the intention of making £43,066 for herself.

She is also accused of informing Rebecca Ferguson she had received a tax invoice, with the intention of obtaining a payment of £4,193 for herself

Rachel Taylor also faces one charge of theft, namely stealing £3,035 belonging to Rebecca Ferguson.

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Magistrates referred the case to Liverpool Crown Court for a plea and case management hearing on July 24 this year

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The Former X-Factor winner Ferguson, from Anfield, had previously said she lost out on £100,000 in a deal over her debut album Heaven.

Speaking outside the court, Ray Taylor said he denied all the charges.



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